Kenneth W. Abrams Partner

Ken's practice includes defending clients in product liability, consumer class action, environmental, and complex commercial litigation cases.

He has represented global manufacturers and suppliers in state and federal courts on a number of product liability and consumer actions, including claims related to product labeling, defective product design and manufacture, and environmental issues affecting large classes of property owners and residents. Ken has also represented clients in connection with personal injury claims, including claims alleging injuries as a result of exposure to hazardous materials and allegedly defective products. Ken has further represented clients in appeals to the Virginia Supreme Court, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on matters related to consumer class actions and mass environmental tort cases.

While earning his law degree from the College of William and Mary, Ken was a member of the William and Mary Law Review and Trial Team.


Representation of a police officer in high-exposure personal injury litigation pending in federal court.

Representation of a large utility company in connection with contract disputes pending in federal court.

Representation of a specialty chemical manufacturer involved in trace benzene exposure litigation.

Representation of businesses in connection with insurance coverage disputes.

Defense of car manufacturer in class action litigation related to alleged vehicle defects.

Defense of energy utility company in mass environmental tort litigation.

Representation of a Big Three automaker in numerous products liability cases concerning the use of asbestos in friction products.

Defense of food product manufacturer in class action cases related to allegedly deceptive product labeling.

Defense of retail seller of motor oil products in multiple class action cases related to allegedly deceptive product labeling.

  • Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • William & Mary Law School, JD, Order of the Coif, Member, William & Mary Law Review, 2009
  • University of Richmond, BA, magna cum laude, 2006
Back to top